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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Richard Claude Steele.

Author: Richard Steele; Larry F Crowe; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
Radio host Richard Steele was born on January 6, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York. Steele graduated from Hirsch High School in 1960 and later attended Loop College. From 1960 to 1964, Steele served in the United States Air Force, and in 1964, began attending the New York School of Announcing and Speech. By 1968, Steele was program director at WTOY-AM in Roanoke, Virginia. He worked in Boston before becoming The Real  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Oral histories
Named Person: Richard Steele; Richard Steele
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Steele; Larry F Crowe; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1000519533
Credits: Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Performer(s): Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
Chicago, Illinois
2005 March 22.
Description: 1 online resource (7 video files (3 hr., 7 min.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with Richard Claude Steele
Richard Claude Steele

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Radio host Richard Steele was born on January 6, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York. Steele graduated from Hirsch High School in 1960 and later attended Loop College. From 1960 to 1964, Steele served in the United States Air Force, and in 1964, began attending the New York School of Announcing and Speech. By 1968, Steele was program director at WTOY-AM in Roanoke, Virginia. He worked in Boston before becoming The Real Steele on WGRT-FM in Chicago. During his career, Steele worked for WJPC-FM, WVON-AM, WBMX-FM, WGCI-FM, WVAZ-FM and WBEZ-FM. For five years, Steele hosted Morning Connection for WVAZ-FM. Steele was past president of NATRA, the black radio announcer's guild and served as a local board member of AFTRA. Steele was also a host and contributor to WBEZ's talk shows and jazz programs. He made frequent appearances on WTTW-TV (PBS) as a reporter for Artbeat Chicago.

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